New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
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- Re: The Nano Membrane Toilet (Cranfield University, UK) - latest results and publications in 2016 - by: canaday December 6, 2016Dear Alison, I would say that all of my suggestions for using the ashes would be feasible, especially handwashing ... and this would make your sanitation system all the more complete. If the users want to do something big with the ashes, they can store it up and ask their neighbors to give them more ashes. The last thing we should do is to tell the users to […]
- SuSanA webinar: Climate change and the water cycle: decarbonizing the water and wastewater sector, Thursday Dec 15th 13:00 BST (London time) - by: SDickin December 6, 2016Please join us for the last SuSanA webinar of the year, on ‘Climate change and the water cycle: decarbonizing the water and wastewater sector’ scheduled for Thursday December 15th 2016 at 13:00 BST (London time). Overview: Climate Change is water change. The effects and impacts of climate change are most dramatically felt through changes in water. But what i […]
- Re: studies on MHM and schoolgirls' health and schooling - by: Camilla December 6, 2016Dear all, Thank you for your great and important research. The Cup is working in Kenya since spring 2015 and we are distributing menstrual cups and comprehensive education including human rights, sex ed, MHM etc. We also train the parents and boys. Most of the 5500 girls we have trained are between 11-16. Transactional sex is common in Nairobi slums and we w […]
- Re: The Nano Membrane Toilet (Cranfield University, UK) - latest results and publications in 2016 - by: AParker December 6, 2016Thanks for all your responses! Prince and Orchha - We're still in the development stage but I hope we'd be able to brign it to Kenya, Uganda and India in the future. Chris - Thanks for your suggestions. At the moment we're focussed on getting the combustion working effectively, rather than the reuse of the ash. The amount generated will just b […]
- Re: The Nano Membrane Toilet (Cranfield University, UK) - latest results and publications in 2016 - by: canaday December 6, 2016
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